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Let’s Make a Deal

The year was 1942… It was the height of World War II and America’s railroad system was acting as a vital component to the war effort. But it was during this time when hundreds of thousands of rail workers demanded higher pay. With a possible strike hanging in the distance, President Franklin D. Roosevelt knew he needed to act fast and on January 19, 1944, a deal was finally struck.

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